Germany, Real Madrid for Laureus team of the year award
Germany, Real Madrid for Laureus team of the year award

Germany's 2014 World Cup-winning football team is pitted against European club football champions Real Madrid in the best team category for the 2015 Laureus awards, officials announced Wednesday.

Injured Sami Khedira in World Cup fitness battle

Germany midfielder Sami Khedira is facing a race against time to recover from injury and enter Germany coach Joachim Loew`s World Cup calculations.

Germany line up three more World Cup friendlies

Germany will play three more friendly matches as part of their World Cup preparations, including a May 15 clash against Poland in Hamburg, the German football federation (DFB) said Friday.

Germany don`t disrespect England, says Loew

Germany coach Joachim Loew said on Monday that his decision to field an experimental line-up in Tuesday`s friendly against England at Wembley Stadium is not a sign of disrespect.

Sami Khedira surgery a success, Germany upbeat on World Cup

Germany and Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira has had successful surgery on torn knee ligaments and he may be available for the World Cup, according to Germany team doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt.

Dortmund trio pull out of Germany squad

Borussia Dortmund players Marcel Schmelzer, Mario Gotze and Marco Reus have pulled out of Germany`s friendly with France on Wednesday.

Chancellor Angela Merkel is German football team’s ‘lucky charm’ at Euros!

Germany is hoping that their “lucky charm”, Chancellor Angela Merkel, will inspire them to victory against Greece in the quarter-finals of the Euro 2012.

UEFA Euro 2012: Why Jens Lehmann does not see Germany as favourites

In his first exclusive column for, the former goalkeeper fears Joachim Low`s side will suffer due to a lack of preparation time but expects the two hosts to impress.

Germany, Netherland announce preliminary squad for Euro 2012

Germany and Netherland have named their respective preliminary squad for the pre-Euro 2012 championship training.